Hi Fabiano,

you can try this:

- use a windows machine to conect to the linux print
server
- as a printer operator or as administrator, configure
the printer settings and enable the duplex setting.

[]s

Marcos

--- Fabiano Caixeta Duarte
escreveu:

> Gentleman,
>
> In one of my slackware servers I put samba acting as
> a printer server
> connected to a Hewlett-Packard 2420D (D stands for
> duplex).
>
> In CUPS I'm using the 'raw' driver. So I let the
> clients to perform the
> driver stuff.
>
> On samba, I followed the procedures described on
>

http://www.samba.org/samba/docs/man/....html#inst-rpc
> to make possible windows clients to get the files
> needed to achieve driver
> installation.
>
> I took those files from an WinXP installation
> through rpcclient+smbclient.
>
> As expected, clients can get the drivers and print.
> The main thing is
> working.
>
> THE PROBLEM is: If the client is connected to the
> "WinXP Printer Server",
> the printer properties shows some advanced options
> which includes the
> ability to choose duplex printing. If it's connected
> to the samba server,
> none of those options even appear.
>
> Do you have any suggestions?
>
> Thanks in advance!
>
> --
> Fabiano Caixeta Duarte
> Seção Técnica de Informática
> FEA-RP/USP
>
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